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An inside look at the College of Arts & Sciences @ UD
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September 2016
Volume 3, Issue 2
Arts

‘Faculty X’: Opening Oct. 5, this exhibition will feature work by 16 Department of Art and Design members.

Alumna makes history: Erin Cooper ’09M has been named the first woman director of athletics bands at Missouri.

A musical evening: This year’s Faculty Gala concert Sept. 17 continues a tradition of masterful performances.
 
Natural Sciences

Immune system research: Do prenatal infections create a risk for disorders such as autism or schizophrenia?

Fight for Sight: Two biological sciences students received fellowships to support their work on eye disorders.

How learning occurs: A research team led by UD will explore how the brain processes and stores information.
Humanities

Mansion in miniature: Art conservation undergraduates worked this summer on an intricately detailed dollhouse.

Next generation Ph.D.s: UD has received a federal grant to broaden career preparation for doctoral students.

New named professors: Four faculty members in the humanities have been appointed to named professorships.
 
Social Sciences

Road to the Presidency: The speaker series will include politicians, advisers, writers and Delaware Debates.

Olympic fashion design: Two apparel design alumnae helped create the uniforms worn by gymnasts in Rio. 

Tracking Fentanyl: Sociologists are using geo-mapping to identify Delaware “hot spots” of opiate abuse.
        
Alumni Spotlight:
Dennis Carr '99M

Carr, a curator at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, brings his “Made in the Americas” exhibition to Winterthur Museum. It’s the first large-scale exhibition to examine how Asia influenced the arts of the Colonial Americas.
CAS Up Close
Can you identify this extreme close-up? If you think you know the location or have ideas for next month's CAS Up Close, email CASCommTeam@udel.edu with your answer. Find our previous features here.
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